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HTML DOM Meta Object


Meta Object

The Meta object represents an HTML <meta> element.

Access a Meta Object

You can access a <meta> element by using getElementsByTagName():

var x = document.getElementsByTagName("META")[0];

Create a Meta Object

You can create a <meta> element by using the document.createElement() method:

var x = document.createElement("META");

Meta Object Properties

Property Description
content Sets or returns the value of the content attribute of a meta element
httpEquiv Sets or returns an HTTP header for the information in the content attribute
name Sets or returns a name for the information in the content attribute
scheme Not supported in HTML5.
Sets or returns how the value of the content attribute should be interpreted